Vishtèn Music

Vishtèn Music

 Wellington, Prince Edward Island, CAN
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World renowned French-Acadian-Folk power trio from PEI and the Magdelen Islands. More than 10 instruments, three part harmonies and driving rythms. Vishtèn has been crafting their own brand of new-trad music, an energetic blend of old and new sounds, which captivates audiences wherever they play!

Biography

For over a decade, Vishten has earned its place as one of the most respected bands on the international touring scene. The members of this driving trio are both powerful singers and fiery multi-instrumentalists, fusing roots and Acadian genres to create a sophisticated sonic signature combining tight sibling harmonies, layered foot percussion virtuoso acoustic and electric sounds.

After touring extensively on three continents, the name Vishten is now synonymous with Acadian music worldwide. In addition to releasing four albums and performing at thousands of international festivals - from the Vancouver Olympics to France's Interceltique de Lorient - their music has been showcased on American television (ESPN) and the Japanese film, Finding Anne. 

Emmanuelle LeBlanc - Octave mandoline, bodhran, piano, foot percussion, jaw harp, vocals

Pascal Miousse - Fiddle, guitar, mandoline, stomp

Pastelle LeBlanc - Accordion, piano, step dancing, vocals 

Discography

VISHTEN MOSAIK (2012)
ECMA Award 2013 - Francophone Album of the Year
Canadian Folk Music Awards - nominations Group of the Year & Traditional Group of the Year

VISHTEN LIVE (2008)
Music PEI Award - Francophone Album of the Year
Music PEI Award - Group Album of the Year

Music PEI Award - Traditional Group of the Year

ECMA Nomination - Group Recording of the Year
ECMA Nomination - Traditional Group of the Year


VISHTEN 11:11 (2006)
ECMA - Francophone Album of the Year


VISHTEN (2004)
ECMA Nomination - Francophone Album of the Year

OTHER

2013 - Louis Cyr Irish Fight by Vishten  - Soundtrack (Avanlanche)

2012 - Celtic Colours Volume  XVI (Odyssey Records)

2010 - Atlantic Standards (Warner Music)

2010 - Celtic Colours Volume XIV (Odyssey Records)

2010 - Tangier Island, ESPN - Soundtrack 

2009 - Looking for Anne, Zuno Films - Soundtrack 

2007 - Celtic Colours Volume X1 (Odyssey Records)

2007 - Esprit de Famille - Soundtrack